The Subclass 482 Visa in the times of COVID-19

About this Visa The visa has three streams: Short-term, a visa period up to two years* with one onshore extension of two years (unless an ITO applies). Must meet Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements. No pathway to permanent residence Medium-term, a visa period up to four years* (unless an ITO applies) with no limit on … Continued
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Cyclone Smart – Preparing Australians for 2020-21 Cyclone Season

Considering the extreme weather we’ve been experiencing, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA has published Cyclone Smart – a bulletin educating the local communities of the risks, behaviours and steps to action if effected by a cyclone. On average, Australians experience nine (9) to eleven (11) The Australian cyclone season runs approximately from … Continued
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Australia – Extension of visas for Hong Kong Passport Holders

August 2020 – as recently announced by the Australian Government, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has extended the length of visas for the skilled (visa subclass 482) and temporary graduate visas (visa subclass 485) to a maximum stay of five years for Hong Kong passport holders. For those Hong Kong passport holders who on … Continued
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Grace Mobility introduces Customer Advocacy Service

To contain the rate of infection and spread of the novel coronavirus, many Australian states have closed their borders to non-essential travel. COVID-19 border control requirements are different state to state, however a restriction that will affect interstate travellers is the necessity to enter a self-isolation period of 14 days. In the case of an interstate migration, this … Continued
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Grace Mobility: Year in Review

The Grace Mobility team continues to support our clients and their employees in relocating both nationally and internationally. The year culminated in the first annual TEMI Gala. The Employee Mobility Institute (TEMI) is Australasia’s foremost community-based network of Global Workforce Management professionals, solely focused on supporting individuals and organisations develop and grow their cross-border talent … Continued
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The benefits of Internal Mobility

Recent research completed by Deloitte has revealed what many employees have known for quite some time, most companies are ill-equipped to move talent internally. The business space has changed drastically over the past few decades as power has shifted from companies to employees in the selection of the right fit for a role. A more … Continued
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Recruiting trends to expect in 2019

Compared to the market of the past, potential employees now have far more power during their job hunt than employers do. Talent now chooses your company, making the search for your next employee much more difficult and time consuming than ever before. You’ll need a recruitment marketing strategy Now that potential employees are calling the … Continued
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Pros and Cons of Relocating in the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a very popular time to move house, but does that make it the best time for you to relocate for an international assignment? We’ve weighed up the pros and cons of relocating overseas for work during the holiday season so you can make sure you make the right decision. Pros  Time … Continued
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How to Relocate Assignees at Christmas

 While relocating overseas is an exciting time, it can also be a difficult one for international assignees. The holiday season is often spent surrounded by friends and family and leaving them behind during that time can make it more difficult to do so, not to mention the public holidays and shut down periods that can … Continued
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